Introducing our new Employer Toolkit

We appreciate that sometimes it can seem daunting being an employer in the LGPS.

What with complying with regulation, meeting deadlines, understanding processes, supporting employees, data submission and much more. 

That's why we have provided a Toolkit for all employers of East Sussex Pension Fund to help point you in the right direction. Watch our short video introducing the toolkit.

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Absences

Subject

Summary

Link to file

Absence due to sickness or injury
Understand what to do when employees are absent due to sickness or injury Access file here
Authorised unpaid leave
Understand what to do when an employee takes authorised unpaid leave Access file here
Child related leave Understand what to do when an employee takes child related leave Access file here
APCs during absence
Understand how employees can pay additional pension contributions to make up for pension ‘lost’ during unpaid absence Access file here

Accounting

Subject

Summary

Link to file

IAS19 & FRS102 reporting
Understand how East Sussex Pension Fund supports employers with reporting Access file here
Triennial valuation
Understand what a triennial valuation is, what happens and at what stages are employers involved Access file here

Administration processes

Subject

Summary

Link to file

Death in service
Understand what to do when an employee dies in service Access file here
Forms
Understand what forms are available and when they are needed Access file here
Leavers
Understand what to do when a member ceases membership of the Scheme  Access file here
New starters
Understand what to do when a member joins the Scheme Access file here
Opting out
Understand the process to follow when a member opts-out Access file here
Redundancy or efficiency
Understand the pension implications when someone leaves due to redundancy or efficiency Access file here

Contributions

Subject

Summary

Link to file

50/50 Section
Understand all about the 50/50 section of the Scheme Access file here
Additional Pension Contributions
Understand what APCs are and your responsibilities as an employer Access file here
Additional Voluntary Contributions
Understand all about AVCs Access file here
Assumed pensionable pay
Understand what APP is, how it's calculated etc Access file here
Pensionable Pay
Understand what constitutes Pensionable Pay  Access file here

Employer responsibilities

Subject

Summary

Link to file

Annual Benefit Statements
Understand what's included on an ABS statement, when they are issued and data requirements from employers Access file here
Auto enrolment
Understand what employers are responsible for under the Auto enrolment rules Access file here
Discretions
Understand why a discretions policy is needed and what employers need to include Access file here
Employer responsibilities under the LGPS in summary
Understand in brief the main responsibilities that an employer under the LGPS regulations Access file here
i-Connect
Understand all about i-Connect and your part in using the system as an employer Access file here

Retirement

Subject

Summary

Link to file

Early retirement
Understand the early retirement process and what support you need to provide as an employer Access file here
Normal retirement
Understand the normal retirement process and what support you need to provide as an employer Access file here
Late retirement
Understand the late retirement process and what support you need to provide as an employer Access file here
Ill health retirement
Understand the ill health retirement process and what support you need to provide as an employer Access file here
Flexible retirement
Understand the flexible retirement process and what support you need to provide as an employer Access file here

Further support

Call: Tim Hillman (07935 014575)

Paula Jenner (07762 700079)

Email: [email protected]